Birr Town Council’s March Monthly Meeting will be held on Monday 10th March
at 6.00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Birr. The Agenda for the meeting may be inspected in Birr Civic Offices.
Press Statement : 5rd March 2014:Emmet Square Enhancement Project
Birr Town Council will make a final decision on next Monday, 10th March on whether to proceed or abandon the proposal to enhance Emmet Square, Birr. The scheme would improve access to Main Street and Market Square. However, this would involve the loss of some car parking spaces in Emmet Square. Full Press Statement here
New Building Control Regulations 2014
The new Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 will come into effect on the 1st March 2014. It is intended by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government that this new legislation will become an important element in the pursuit of an improved culture of compliance.
Water Mains Rehabilitation
Offaly County Council has commenced a Countywide Watermain Rehabilitation Project. This project is part of the Water Conservation Scheme for the County. The objective of the Project is to reduce water leakage in the water distribution system and accordingly reduce Unaccounted for Water (UFW).
The work involves the replacement of existing deficient watermains and associated backyard services throughout the County. As far as is practicable, such watermains in private property will be relocated to public areas.
All details of the Project will be displayed in Birr Town Council, Birr Civic Offices, Wilmer Road Offices on Thursday 30th January 2014 from 2pm to 7pm. Members of Offaly County Council Water Services staff will be available to answer any questions on the Project. Members of the public and any interested parties are invited to attend
Press Release - Sports Capital Funding
A new €40 million fund for important sports capital projects has been announced today by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring. “The terms and conditions of the programme have been finalised and it will open for applications on 17th January 2014. Applications for the 2014 programme will only be accepted online, and organisations must be registered in order to apply.”